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Oct 30, 2012 4:25am EDT
, calvert, counties. >>> on the phone right now, we have dan from dominion to help us look at the timeline for restoration. are you there this morning? >> good morning. tell us when do you think you might be able to get back out there and start taking a look at what you need to restore? >> our guys are chomping at the bit and as soon as it's daylight, they want to out there and get to work. >> do you have any idea, you're focusing mainly on northern virginia. where do you see the most outages that you might be able to repair and get the most amount of people back on? >> well, while we will certainly bear the brunt of the storm and it wasn't as bad as everybody anticipated, we still have 120,000 customers out here so we'll follow our normal practice and do assessment today. we will restore critical infrastructure. and while we're doing that, we expect we'll get a good junk of these customers back on today too. no idea yet at this point as to when we'll have everybody back on. >> i know you probably haven't been out because it's still dark. any idea of any potential problems or issu
FOX
Oct 1, 2012 4:25am EDT
>>> 4:28 is our time right now. some clouds out there for a lot of folks this morning. most of us dealing with chilly temperatures as well and some fog i understand. we'll check with tom on the forecast in just a moment. first, good morning. i'm aaron gilchrist. >> and i'm angie goff. eun yang has the morning off. it is monday, the very 1st day of october, 2012. >>> we begin with breaking news. at least four people are dead, including three nato soldiers, after a suicide bombing in afghanistan. a suicide bomber drove a motorcycle full of explosives into police headquarters. it happened in the eastern city of khost. four police officers were killed in the blast and three other people. this is latest attack as the u.s. marks 2,000 soldiers killed in afghanistan since the start of the war in 2001. on saturday, a soldier was shot and killed during a gun fight with afghan soldiers. >>> three were killed, four others hurt in a drone strike in pakistan. it happened in the town of mir ali in waziristan. that region is known for hiding several several terrorist groups. >>> shortly after 10
FOX
Oct 2, 2012 4:25am EDT
considering making the playoffs and for us to win it this year is just amazing. >> how did you get this shirt so quickly. >> the minute that the nats clinched, they got all the old shirts and hots out. i put them out and everything was ready to go. >> 2012 washington nationals! >> all right. exciting. >> good to see the young historians with the history of back in the day. >> we still have plenty ahead, your weather, traffic and all your top stories. >> fox 5 morning news at 4:30 starts now. >>> good morning. it is tuesday, october 2nd a very happy tuesday because the nationals clinched the division title. it is exciting and quiet down there right now but you saw the fans we interviewed last night. this is a big day for the nationals. i'm sarah simmons. >> i'm wisdom martin. look where we're at. >> tucker is not the only one who has a shirt. >> we don't want to put them on because we don't want to mess up our hair. >> i don't have issues like that. >> isn't that comfortable? >> yeah. i'm he trying to read it. >> it says we are the soon to be champions of the world. >> let's hope so. >> how ma
FOX
Oct 4, 2012 4:25am EDT
person but rather through a steroid used to treat back pain. we have a report. >> reporter: a deadly meningitis outbreak hitting at least five states. about five people have died and dozens of others. >> some are improving and it is across the gamut. >> this involves the lining of the brain and central nervous system. the tennessee department of health saying the form of meningitis in these patients is not transmitted from person to person. cases under the investigation have no relation to the much more common forms of bacterial or viral meningitis. officials think a fungus is involved in the transmission. last week, the company issuing this steroid issued a recall. >> we are getting the best experts together to try and formulate what people think may be a good course of action to take. >> reporter: according to the centers for disease control and prevention, the other cases have been reported in virginia, maryland, florida and north carolina. health officials saying more new cases are expected to appear in the coming days. in new york, chris honig, fox news. >>> we have two monument
FOX
Oct 12, 2012 4:25am EDT
told us that they knew. >> the next debate between president obama and governor romney is next tuesday night. >>> a huge day for d.c. sports fans and they will try to clinch the series with the cardinals tonight. >>> a lot of excitement looking ahead to tonight. let's hope there is just as much excitement as there was at nats park for game number four. >> jayson werth knocked it out of the park, nats win. >> nattitude. >> what did do you when he hit that? >> i did what everybody else did? we were jumping out of the stands. >> that's all right. do you remember last night, game before that? >> we're coming back. >> what did you do when he hit that? >> i went crazy. it was astonishing. i love it when there is walk- offs. >> wasn't that exciting. >> you still have to win more against the world champions. see you tomorrow. >> he had a great at-bat. i almost knocked him over. >> love him. love him. doing great. doing great. >> the first win in nats stadium in the playoffs. one more! >> i couldn't believe it. he called it. >> yeah! >> it was unbelievable. i was in shock. every day, baby. this
FOX
Oct 10, 2012 4:25am EDT
today and tonight t won't -- it won't bring us any rain. upper 60s to about 70. nice conditions expected this afternoon after a little early cloud cover and fog. >> looks perfect for a baseball game as well. >> should be perfect for the game out there today. >> thank you. >>> time to say hello to julie wright with the first look at the on-time traffic. >> good morning. right now, on the roads, a little bit of road spray kicking up in your face. i know i had to deal with that southbound along 270 coming in out of germantown. no problems reported but wipers getting a little bit of a workout early this morning. by the time i hit the beltway, nice and clear. not a drop in sight. traveling between college park and bethesda, no problems. the ramp from the inner loop to the beltway to exit onto westbound 66 was closed for overfight construction that. should be open shortly. no problems on 95 and 395 between the occoquan and pentagon. that's a check of your fox 5 on-timetraffic. on-timetraffic. >> i can feel the excitement in the air. >> i love the music. >> it's good. today marks a mon
FOX
Oct 3, 2012 4:25am EDT
different spots out towards hagerstown, washington county under a dense fog advisory. east of us in anne arundel county and north up into baltimore, baltimore county, we do our -- am i really small? i feel like i'm really small. baltimore county is off tie dense fog advisory. i'm not this small, honestly. let's get to the temperatures. 70 in washington. off to the north and west, low 60s. 63 in martinsburg and winchester. temperatures will really get a nice pop today. we've got a warm front across the region. can't see it here on this particular radar. it is literally across the 95 corridor. once the front lifts to our north, we'll be in a very warm sector of air here. so our temperatures will get a chance to warm up into the middle 80s. there you can see the cloud cover. we'll have a lot of clouds out this morning but we're done with the showers. don't be concerned with rain today. notice down into central and southern virginia, we are getting some breaks in the clouds. that will move in later and we should see at least partial sunshine along with the warmer temperatures. early fog, 85,
FOX
Oct 8, 2012 4:25am EDT
recipe well...i'm not at liberty to give that out, but we do use tender chunks of white meat chicken in an herb & spice broth. come on that's it? i need the recipe. you gotta help me out! [ clears his throat ] [ softly ] she's right behind me isn't she? like a ninja! [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. take away his toys and he'll play with a stick. take away their bikes and they'll still find a way to get where they're going. but if take you away early childhood education... slash k-12 funding... and cut college aid for middle class families ... they won't go far. yet that's exactly what mitt romney wants to do... ...to pay for a $250,000 tax break for multi-millionaires. if mitt romney wins, the middle class loses. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. on gasoline. i am probably going to the gas station about once a month. last time i was at a gas station was about...i would say... two months ago. i very rarely put gas in my chevy volt. i go to the gas station such a small amount that i forget how to put gas in my car. [ male
FOX
Oct 11, 2012 4:25am EDT
packed following yesterday's game. bob barnard shows us how it went. >> reporter: these are the die- hards who stayed until the end. >> it was depressing. >> we got blew out today. it is what it is. >> tough loss. >> a lot of long faces. >> this is going to be forever. >> reporter: any way around this? >> outside of owning a helicopter, no. >> reporter: despite this traffic jam, nats fans will tell you metro is the best way to get to the ballpark and home. >> absolutely. i left from work early and got here no problem. it makes a lot more sense than driving. >> reporter: were you prepared for it to be like this. >> every time we come to the game, we use metro. >> reporter: inside the navy yard station, metro had extra police and supervisors on the platform. >> for the size of the station, i think they do it very well. i think metro has very good experience in handling the numbers and getting people through. i think some people think they thud shod be able to get through faster. they can only do so much. -- i think some people think they should be able to get through faster. >> patien
FOX
Oct 5, 2012 4:25am EDT
was growing up. >> the pentagon used the dna from living relatives to positively identify the remains. 73,000 u.s. servicemen are still missing from world war ii. >>> are you in the market for i anew home. coming up next, you could be in line for big help in the form of a down payment. >> plus, another mess at the reflexing pool t looks more like a drained swamp. we thought this was fixed. details this late project coming up. let's talk to tucker barnes. >> didn't they spend millions of dollars trying to get that thing straightened out. going to be a beautiful day. we are expecting high temperatures, about 80 degrees, lots of sunshine. cooler temperatures on the way for the weekend. we'll talk about that. julie wright has a look at the traffic coming up after the break. ♪ ♪ we were skipping stones ♪ and letting go ♪ over the river and down the road ♪ [ female announcer ] at nature valley, we know nature comes together in amazing ways. that's why we bring together natural ingredients, like dark chocolate with toasted oats, or sweet golden honey. perfect combinations of nature
FOX
Oct 25, 2012 4:25am EDT
group project veritas released a video. moran gives them a blueprint for voter fraud using fake documents. in a statement, moran said he did not take the man seriously and was only humoring him. >>> the school board approved a 2% pay raise as part of a new three-year contract with the teachers union. this is the first raise for some teachers in several years. raises will cost the school about $13 million. the new contract also addresses issues of paid leave, teachers' rights and working from home. >>> in the race for the white house, president obama and mitt romney are crisscrossing swing states. the president will be in tampa this morning before heading to richmond this afternoon. mr.obama then heads to chicago to cast his ballot in early voting and finally speaks at a campaign event in ohio later tonight. mitt romney is touring ohio by bus starting today in cincinnati. he will speak in columbus this afternoon and ends the day outside toledo. >>> the fallout continues over the controversial comments made by an indiana senatorial candidate named richard mourdock about rape and a
FOX
Oct 29, 2012 4:25am EDT
mark plotkin to talk about more on this. >> reporter: fox 5 political analyst mark plotkin joins us now to talk more about the impact of sandy on voting. >> i didn't know i was going to be the weather man. >> early voting being compromised because of this. how will this affect the race? >> you know that governor romney canceled a trip to virginia beach. that is a very pivotal area that republicans thought they would immediate to do well in and any visit there delayed or postponed obviously hurts a candidate. he is going to ohio. so is president obama. in terms of the eastern coast, north carolina really is going to go romney. i don't think it will be affected but the only real state is virginia. that one will be affected by the lack of presidential visits during this three-day or four- day period. >> with both candidates having to throw out the fourth quarter game book and faulkous the storm, such a tight race, can they afford to do that? >> they have to make adaptations. the president will try to look presidential, act presidential, show that he cares. the romney campaign has said
FOX
Oct 16, 2012 4:25am EDT
to hear from you as the presidential candidates square off. use the hash tag fox 5 d.c. you decide to tweet your thoughts during tonight's debate. we will be using some of your treats for a news show we are debuting as election day approaches t will focus on both local and national candidates and issues during the final two weeks of the campaign t starts monday at 6:30:00 p.m. here on fox 5. >>> the republican vice presidential candidate is back in virginia today. congressman paul ryan will be in fredericksburg later tonight and tomorrow, governor mitt romney will also be in virginia visiting chesapeake in the morning and then campaigning in leesburg tomorrow afternoon. >>> making headlines this morning, good news in the search for two virginia men missing in a montana national park. they have been found safe and sound. neal peckens and jason hiser had been missing since friday in glacier national park. they were hiking when they fell down a ravine. rescuers battled as much as five feet of snow and freezing temperatures to find them. >>> a maryland teenager dead after he was attack
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Oct 23, 2012 4:25am EDT
during the last two weeks of the campaign. the show airs every day at 6:30 p.m. tweet us your thoughts about the election and we might use some those tweets on the . >>> san francisco was in a frenzy. the giants finished off an improbable comeback and beat the cardinals a third straight game to win the national league pennant. the final was 9-0. the giants now move on to face the tigers in the world series beginning tomorrow night. >>> we have still have plenty ahead. fox 5 morning news at 4:30 starts now. >>> good morning on this tuesday, october 23rd. taking a live look right now at the u.s. capitol dome and nice and quiet out there this morning. a little brisk i guess you could call it. temperatures in the 50s right now. as tucker mentioned, things will be going up later on today temperature wise o. good morning. welcome to fox 5 morning news. let's get to tucker right now and get the latest on our forecast. >> feels a lot like it did yesterday at this time. >> it's a little bit warmer than yesterday but it is cooler outside with temperatures falling back to the 50s, a few 40s out t
FOX
Oct 19, 2012 4:25am EDT
use my middle name. >> reporter: both candidates making it a point to show their mutual respect for one another. >> our 44th president many gifts and a beautiful family that would make any man proud. >> i admire him very much as a family man and loving father and those are two titles that will always matter more than any political ones. >> there is more to life than politics. >> it says something about who we are at a people that the middle of a contentious election season, opposing candidates can share the same stage. >> reporter: president obama and governor romney will go right back at it this monday in their fame debate before election day where they will discuss foreign policy. >>> just a reminder about our new show starting on monday. it will run for two weeks until election day and we want you to send us your tweets on local and national races and we'll use them for the new program. the show starts at 6:30:00 p.m. right here on fox 5. >>> we still have plenty ahead, your weather, traffic and all your top stories. >> fox 5 morning news at 4:30 starts now. starts now. >>> live
FOX
Oct 31, 2012 4:25am EDT
. not going to be a beautiful day today but the worst of sandy dim past us now. we'll see maybe a little sunshine later today and slightly warmer temperatures as highs are expected tobe back in the mid-50s. just cloud cover and looks like we've got one shower south and west of the city, well south and west of the city. we'll see a few leftover showers here early and mostly cloudy skies and a little afternoon sun with highs in the mid-50s. much quieter weather pattern after the last couple of days. lots of new maps coming up in just a few minutes. back to you. >> thank you. >>> there is historic devastation left behind from sandy. almost 50 people are dead. new york city sub wades are going to be closed for days and snow is blanketing west virginia. today, president obama will tour the damaged areas with the governor of new jersey. >> and in our area, more than 200,000 people are still without power in northern virginia, maryland and d.c. bg & e reporting the most outages, nearly 150,000. along the potomac river, fear of more needing continues as high tide is expected in alexandria
FOX
Oct 24, 2012 4:25am EDT
. there is a detour to get you around the mess. julie wright is joining us now live with more on this mess on the roads. >> we had a lot of clean-up yesterday afternoon with a tractor-trailer leaking propane. this morning, another hazmat situation which will close the portion of i-95 at the center point parkway. bail out, pick up route one from the crept are point parkway, take that northbound at the 60 courthouse road and reconnect with i-95. that will be the answer for you this morning. that will be the key to getting you where you need to be. route 1-rbgs a much more narrow road and a lot of folks will be using this as an alternative to work their way out of stafford. -- route 1, a much more narrow road. the lanes are open coming in out of manassas. also ad speed, the trip on southbound kenilworth avenue down towards pennsylvania avenue. that's a check of your fox 5 on-timetraffic. imetraffic. >>> making headlines, main as as woman facing a number of charges after a wild ride that inned with a crash in bethesda. police say she was speeding on interstate 66 just before noon yesterda
FOX
Oct 17, 2012 4:25am EDT
that they weren't using. >> the next presidential debate is monday night. fox 5 talked with a group of college students to get their unique perspective on who won the war of words. >> here is fox 5's will thomas. >> reporter: do you think governor romney sort of held on to the moment you want he gained from the last debate. >> i think he turned in a strong performance. i think what is different is that obama turned in just as strong a performance. i think he projected a lot more confidence. >> i completely agree. >> i think mitt romney was greeted with the perfect storm last time he had a moderator. barack obama wasn't on his game. he was tired. i think now that barack obama is back and awake and doing a good job, i think both did well. >> reporter: something i'm seeing. they were talk about all the interruptions especially mitt romney and candy crowley, the moderator from cnn. do you think that governor romney needed to be strong and president obama as well because they really got into it with one another as well? >> i think both of them were a little bit too aggressive in terms of
FOX
Oct 18, 2012 4:25am EDT
federal reserve building in new york city using 1,000 pounds of explosives. it has been stopped by federal agents and a suspect is now facing serious charges. federal agents say there was never any risk to the public because it was all part of a terrorism task force sting operation. the suspect, a 21-year-old bangladeshi man is now in federal custody. >>> former democratic governor time cain will face off against former republican governor george allen in their final debate. -- former democratic governor tim kaine will face off against former republican governor george allen in their final debate. the debate starts at 7:00. >>> fresh off the second presidential debate, republican nominee mitt romney rallied with supports in leesburg. >> reporter: governor mitt romney says, in their second debate, president obama, in his words, did not answer questions on stage tuesday night. but here in leesburg, the former governor was brought on stage by a former cast member of saturday night. on stage in leesburg, virginia, comedian dennis miller kicked things off with a joke at the expense of t
FOX
Oct 26, 2012 4:25am EDT
and unauthorized use of a vehicle. >>> more fallout from an undercover video that led congressman jim moran's son to resign as his father's campaign field director. he can be heard telling someone how to cast ballots in the name of voters who rare will you show up at the polls. arlington police has launched an investigation. >>> in the presidential race today, president obama is staying in d.c. the president taping some interviews and meeting democratic leader in the district. his republican challenger mitt romney heads to iowa and is preparing to give a speech on the economy this afternoon. president obama is now the first sitting u.s. president to vote before election day by the way. he cast his vote at a polling site near his chicago home. illinois one of 32 states and the district of columbia that has early voting. so we'll continue to follow that also. >> we also got a reminder to tube in for fox 5 at 6:30 every weeknight to get your political fix. fox 5 news edge you decide 2012 covers the local and national races in the run-up to election day. we'll have all the day's polit
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Oct 15, 2012 4:25am EDT
of us pretty quickly and by tomorrow, right back in the sunshine and that nice fall air. 72 today. winds will be out of the south. most hi cloudy skies. scattered showers. not going to be a lot of rain but pretty good chance most of us will see aling something. cooler tonight. 53, cheering overnight. the cool air will start to move in. there is your accu-weather seven-day forecast. cooler tomorrow but beautiful. highs in the mid- to upper 60s. wednesday looks great. this forecast looks great. maybe some rain again by friday but we'll worry about that then. tuesday, wednesday, thursday, looks fantastic. that is a look at weather. let's do some traffic and get the late from julie wright who is still nursing her wounds after the cowboys lost yet again yesterday. >> you know, it wasn't a good sports weekend for me. the nats, the os, the cowboys. i did make it out to butler's orchard and i found my pumpkin. good news there, tucker. on the roads, light traffic volume on long northbound i-95. 234 lamont drive still blocked off in each direction between godwin and lamont due to a structur
FOX
Oct 22, 2012 4:25am EDT
middle of the week. that little h you see in west virginia, area of high pressure that keep us nice and dry over the next several days. still some thunderstorm activity well out to the west, out to the north and east of kansas city, some good thunderstorm activity and a cold front. this area will dominate the weather across the eastern half of the country for the next couple of days. we are falling back into the 40s. we are just 51 right now in washington. later this afternoon, our temperatures will top out in the low 70s schs even a few degrees warmer than yesterday. -- which is even a few degrees warmer than yesterday. back to you. >> thank you. >>> our top stories now, a deadly shooting at a wisconsin spa leaves three people dead and four others injured. the gunman is among the dead. police say the man opened fire inside the spa late yesterday morning and police believe the motive had to do with a domestic dispute between the shooter and his estranged wife would worked there. >>> two weeks before election day and early voting is starting in the district this morning. in seven sta
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Oct 9, 2012 4:25am EDT
the weather. gwen tolbart is in because tucker is off. she is just in time to bring us news about this is chilly weather. >> come on. the heater was on. investing in pepco. good for you. it was a cool start to the day. things are going to change, just me on that one. in the meantime, a look at our fox 5 accu-weather radar and you can see we've got line rain moving across the area. that is not going to be sticking around too long but a little bit into the course of the morning hours before it is all said and done. a look at those temperatures. here is the highs yesterday. 55 at national. 51 at dulles. these temperatures, guess what, up to 15, 16 degrees cooler than they should be. right now, it is currently at national airport 48. dulles, 46. baltimore, 47 degrees and today, we do have once again frost and freeze warnings to talk about. a freeze watch for the portion of the potomac high lands to the far west and a freeze warning as well. this ends at 9:00 a.m. today, your high, 58 degrees. the drizzle and the light rain won't stick around for too long. we'll be left with mostly clo
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